February 25, 2021

FDA halts Juno’s gene-altering cancer trials after three deaths

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By David Lumb From engadget Company stock plummeted 27 percent after the suspension. The Food and Drug Administration has temporarily halted a cancer-treating study after three patients died of swelling in the brain. Biopharmaceutical company Juno Therapeutics had been testing an experimental method known as CAR-T to treat tumors, but it’s unclear if trials will continue. […]